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Imaging of focal amyloid depositions in the head, neck, and spine: amyloidoma.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20075086     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Amyloidomas are benign tumorlike lesions consisting of localized deposits of amyloid and are the rarest form in the group of amyloidosis-related lesions. Diagnosis requires special stains; therefore, a high degree of suspicion for this disease is required. In this review, we describe the imaging features of amyloidomas involving the intracranial compartment, head and neck, and spine. We also discuss the differential diagnosis and briefly review the pertinent literature.
Authors:
Hemant Parmar; T Rath; M Castillo; D Gandhi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review     Date:  2010-01-14
Journal Detail:
Title:  AJNR. American journal of neuroradiology     Volume:  31     ISSN:  1936-959X     ISO Abbreviation:  AJNR Am J Neuroradiol     Publication Date:  2010 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-08-13     Completed Date:  2010-11-30     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8003708     Medline TA:  AJNR Am J Neuroradiol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1165-70     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Radiology, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109-0302, USA. parurad@hotmail.com
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Amyloidosis / pathology*
Central Nervous System / pathology*
Diffusion Magnetic Resonance Imaging*
Head / pathology
Humans
Neck / pathology
Plaque, Amyloid / pathology*
Spine / pathology

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